With over 70 known cannabinoids present in the cannabis plant, it's important that researchers and testing staff look at more than just the THC content when examining cannabis material. But how exactly do analysts profile and study these dozens of cannabinoids?
Discover how analytical testing procedures can often lead to contamination and sources of errors if not adequately addressed.
The scientists behind the new initiative at the National Institute of Standards and Technology also plan to help standardize the testing methods used for cannabis products, such as edibles, tinctures, and balms.
If given approval, the new regulations could come into effect in a matter of weeks.
Cannabis Testing Laboratories, which received ISO-certification in early July, was later added to Nebraska’s Department of Agriculture’s list of approved hemp testing facilities.
A US company is voluntarily recalling a swathe of hemp tincture products, intended for dog, cat, and human consumption, after the Florida Department of Health tested some samples and found dangerous levels of lead.
Which factors are tipping these THC concentrations over the legal limit? The soil? The sun? The strain? Right now, it’s not entirely clear. But one research group at West Virginia University want to change that.
The review has paused over 50 applications from CBD companies hoping to acquire a “novel food” status for their products.
Up until Green Peaks’ approval, any medical cannabis sold in Rhode Island dispensaries had either been tested by growers, by the dispensaries, or by unlicensed, private labs.